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romney outshines president obama in their first debate. >>> raising the stakes in the ongoing civil war in syria. >>> baseball has its first triple crown winner since 1967. >>> and who would want to tear down a house by one of america's greatest architects? >>> we begin with a look at today's "eye opener" your world in 90 seconds. >>> millions of americans have been buried. they're just being crushed. >> mitt romney goes on the offensive at the first presidential debate. >> five weeks before the election, he's saying his big, bold idea is never mind. >> you're entitled as the president, you own an airplane and you own a house but not to your own facts. >> romney was able to out obama obama. >> we don't know whether debates matter but we do know debates over whether debates matter matter. >>> syrian targets in retaliation from shelling from syria that struck a border village, killing five civilians. >> very, very dangerous situation. >>> a rare and deadly meningitis outbreak from steroid injection s is spreading. so far four people have died. >>> miguel cabrera has won the triple crown s
>> president obama and mitt romney duke it out over the economy in the first debate of three. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. a particularly strong showing from mitt romney tonight on key topics ranging from the economy to health care. >> abc7 news political reporter mark matthews is here with a look at this first big match up. >> no knockout punches tonight, nothing we will see over and over again on television, but mitt romney did what he needed to do. mitt romney ran to the middle saying lowering the tax rates for wealthy americans would not lower the amount of taxes they pay. >> my view is we should provide tax relief to those in the middle class. but i am not going to reduce the share of taxes paid by high income people. >> romney said he would close tax loopholes and limit the de tucks -- deductions to the risk. >> it is knot possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high income individuals to either avoid raising the deficit or burdennenning the middle class. it is math. it is arithmetic. >> on health care -- >> first
before the election, he is saying his big, bold idea is never mind. >> president obama and mitt romney duke it out over the economy in the first debate of three. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. a particularly strong showing from mitt romney tonight on key topics ranging from the economy to health care. >> abc7 news political reporter mark matthews is here with a look at this first big match up. >> no knockout punches tonight, nothing we will see over and over again on television, but mitt romney did what he needed to do. mitt romney ran to the middle saying lowering the tax rates for wealthy americans would not lower the amount of taxes they pay. >> my view is we should provide tax relief to those in the middle class. but i am not going to reduce the share of taxes paid by high income people. >> romney said he would close tax loopholes and limit the de tucks -- deductions to the risk. >> it is knot possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high income individuals to either avoid raising the deficit or burdennenning the middle cl
and republican challenger mitt romney will campaign in bryan stows today after having their say at their first -- battleground states after having their say at their first debate. 47% believe romney won compared with 34% for president obama in a survey of californians. 18% felt there was no clear winner. last night's debate focused on the economy and other domestic issues. and, of course, that debate took place in denver in colorado. colorado is a swing state. different surveys show mitt romney is the winner of the first debate. there are two more presidential debates coming up. bigad shaban has highlights. >> reporter: good morning. it seems like mitt romney got the boost he was hoping for after putting the president on the defensive for much of the night. romney touted his own accomplishments as governor of massachusetts but continually pointed to what he called the failed promises of the obama administration. >> reporter: the first presidential debate started with a handshake and a romantic moment. >> 20 years ago, i became the luckiest man on earth because michelle obama agreed to marry me
his big, bold idea is never mind. >> president obama and mitt romney duke it out over the economy in the first debate of three. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. a particularly strong showing from mitt romney tonight on key topics ranging from the economy to health care. >> abc7 news political reporter mark matthews is here with a look at this first big match up. >> no knockout punches tonight, nothing we will see over and over again on television, but mitt romney did what he needed to do. mitt romney ran to the middle saying lowering the tax rates for wealthy americans would not lower the amount of taxes they pay. >> my view is we should provide tax relief to those in the middle class. but i am not going to reduce the share of taxes paid by high income people. >> romney said he would close tax loopholes and limit the de tucks -- deductions to the risk. >> it is knot possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high income individuals to either avoid raising the deficit or burdennenning the middle class. it is math. it is arithm
. president, i'm still speaking. >> i'm sorry. [overlapping speakers] >> mr. president -- >> governor romney... >> that's pretty much how it went the entire night. moderator candy crowley having a tough time controlling the two major presidential candidates in their second debate last night in new york. with just three weeks left in the race, the two candidates waged the fight of their lives. >> yes, they did. president barack obama and, of course, republican mitt romney they sparred with passion and grit, often times interrupting each other. sometimes even interrupting the moderator, candy crowley. they talked of many issues, the economy, immigration, lots of other issues, too. cbs news reporter randall pinkston joins us live now from hempstead, new york, with highlights and reaction. >>> reporter: from the beginning to the end of the second debate it was a political slug fest. president obama and governor romney accused each other of not telling the truth. it was a very different exchange from the first debate. >>> reporter: president obama and mitt romney wasted no time going after each o
romney has a lot of catching up to do. >>> plus, important deadline the u.s. postal service couldn't deliver on. >>> milestone for the . >>> most of the country in the 60s and 70s 103 phoenix, 80 portland, 71 seattle. airports you can see all on time severe weather in atlanta could back up. without the clouds here not expecting delays in san francisco, oakland or san jose. >>> 4:48. fundraiser was held yesterday for the family of fallen chp officer kenyon youngstrom killed during a traffic stop on i-680 in alamo earlier this month. the support has been tremendous. >> the community outreach because eye done this, has just been unbelievable. i've had people pledge cash. we've got a website with the fallen heroes organization. we work closely with for a long time here in alamo. >> the restaurant owner is urging people who want to support youngstrom's widow and four children to drop off donations at the restaurant. >>> president obama and mitt romney are preparing for this week's high profile debate. mr. obama is at a resort in nevada, mitt romney has practice planned in massachusetts.
. >> as the president sharpens attacks on mitt romney the blame game over his debate performance continues. >>> and why gas prices are soaring to nearly $6 a gallon in some parts of the west. >>> we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> this isn't a game changer, but it certainly is a small step forward. >> the unemployment rate falls to a near four-year low. >> 114,000 jobs created, a little bit better than expected. the surprise is the jobless rate fell to 7.8%. >> the same rate as january 2009 when president obama took office. >> now and then you're going to say something that doesn't come out right. in this case i said something that's just completely wrong. >> for the first time romney backed away from his controversial remarks about the 47% of americans who don't pay federal income taxes. >> this whole campaign is about the 100%. >> you want to be president, you owe the american people the truth. >>> dozens of american airline flights are canceled. the latest fallout from a seat scare on several flights. >>> ga
debate we did see a strong showing from mitt romney on topics from the economy to health care. mark matthews has a look at first match-up. [ applause ] >> reporter: mitt romney ran to the middle telling the country lowering the tax rates for wealth any americans would not lower the amount of taxes they pay. >> my view is we ought to provide tax relief to people in the middle class. i'm not going to reduce share of taxes paid by high income people. >> reporter: romney said he would close tax loopholes and limit reductions to the rich. >> the president: it is not possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high income individuals to avoid either raising the deficit or burdenning the middle class, it is math, -- arithmetic. >> i like the way we did it in massachusetts. >> reporter: romney said he would repeople obama care but not all the parts people like. >> number one, preexisting conditions are covered under my plan. young people are able to stay on their family plan. >> the president: what your plan does is duplicate what already law. >> reporter: the
and later today attorneys are asking for a federal take over of the defendant. >>> mitt romney delivered a solid performance in his first case against president barack obama. >> i use that term with all respect. >> coming up, we will go live to our washington d.c. bureau and we will look at the poll results showing who won the debate and one comment that is ruffling if he is they ares. -- feathers. >>> he recently shared childhood photographs and he was killed on september 11th when protesters attacked benghazi. they have invited dignitaries to share their memories. >>> the blue angels are invited up in the skies for a practice run before this weekend's big fleet we can show. chopper 2 was there when this flying team arrived in the pay area tuesday. go from 12-4 and there is a meet and greet which starts at 7:15. you can get more information about the blue angels schedule and see the many festivities this weekend. just go to our website www.ktvu.com and click on hot topics. >>> how is it going this morning? >> it is good, i just read a story about the blue angels and we will keep remindi
they will face off in their second debate, and this time there will be questions from the audience. romney won the coin toss, so he will go first. elizabeth cook on how the candidates are getting ready. >> reporter: both candidates have had a low profile lately as they prepare for tomorrow night. >> i brought some food! >> reporter: after joking that his debate prep was a, quote, drag the last time around, president obama assured shorters at a campaign office in virginia, he's hitting the books! once again, massachusetts senator john kerry is standing in for romney. the president's team vows he will amp up his performance after a less-than-enthusiastic reception the first time around. >> i think he's going to be aggressive in making the case for his view of where we should go as a country. >> reporter: mitt romney was only seen briefly during his preparations, heading in and out of church yesterday. ohio senator rob portman says the romney campaign is getting ready to rumble. >> i think president obama is going to come out swinging. i think he's going to have to compensate for a poor first deb
. >> mitt romney held his ground calling the president a failed leader. >> a recent study has shown the peopletsri >> the candidates class to lead the economy energy and demonstrations response to the attack and libya that killed four americans including the american ambassador. >> i told the american people in the world that we were going to find out exactly what happened. that this was an act of terror. >> it took the president 14 days before he called the attack in benghazi and act of terror. >> to get the transcript. >> said romney would do a better job with the economy both sides say they're caught one. >> president obama spent exactly know, all speaking about any specific plans for a second term. >> a few cnn polls found that 46 percent of voters who watched last night's presidential debate said the president won the showdown. so turning the tables compare to the first debate 39 percent said they thought republican nominee rick romney thdid a better job. the polling or flecks the views of voters who watched the debate not the views of all americans. >> cons of people came out
two. both president obama and mitt romney are back on the campaign trail this morning, following last night's fiery debate. mr. obama will be in iowa and ohio. romney travels to virginia. cnn poll finds registered voters believe the president won last night's showdown by a seven point margin 46-39%. here's mark matthews with highlights. >> reporter: governor romney focused on the economy. >> we have not made the progress we need to make. i put together a five point plan that gets america 12 million new jobs in 2004 years and rising take-home pay. >> reporter: the president focused on romney. >> he doesn't have a five point plan he has a one point plan to make sure folks at the top play by a different set of rules. >> when you bring rates down small businesses are able to keep more money and hire more people. >> reporter: the president went after him again. >> you wouldn't have taken such a sketchy wheel and neither should you the american people. -- >> reporter: the president stumbled on the attack at benghazi. >> who denied enhanced security and why? >> reporter: he never answered, t
obama and mitt romney go toe to toe in a high stakes showdown. >> he doesn't have a five-point plan. aps one-point plan and that is to make sure that folks at the top play by different rules. >> i think you know better. the past four years haven't been as good as the president had promised. >> you had to wonder if the secret service was going to get involved. >> the president did well enough to blunt romney's momentum. and that was very important in a state like ohio. >> is there another state other than [ bleep ] ohio? i don't know. >>> lance armstrong is stepping down as chairman of the live strong foundation. nike is terminating its contract with the cyclist. >>> ambassador chris stevens who lost his life in the attack on the consulate in libya. >>> earthquake in maine felt across six states. >>> rotterdam. >>> $ million boat flips over during the america's cup. thankfully, everyone is okay. >>> paying a visit to the memorial when she stumbled. >> do you havy nickname for this pumpkin? >> there it is bam! >>> and all that matters. >> another mitt romney moment
now is 6:00. [ overlapping speakers ] >> mr. president -- >> governor romney... >> let me finish. >> governor romney here's what we did -- >> the interruptions endless! the tension was evident as they paced and pointed. both candidates accused each other of lying and appealed to the moderator for more time in round 2 of the presidential debate. so who won last night's debate? it depends which side you ask. president obama's camp scored the debate a win for the president but say the race is still tight. >> some say it's the best debate ever. randall pinkston joins us from new york with the latest. >> reporter: from start to finish, it was a political slugfest. president obama and mitt romney clashing on a host of issues at times accusing each other of not telling the truth. it was a very different exchange from the first debate. >>> reporter: president obama and mitt romney wasted little time going after each other in the second debate. >> there were a whole bunch of oil companies. >> i had a question. how much did you cut them by? >> you want me to answer? >> i'm happy to answer
and republican challenger mitt romney after they locked horns in their first face-to-face debate. they made their cases on a wide range of domestic issues in colorado. >> bigad shaban has highlights now from denver. >>> reporter: the first presidential debate started with a handshake and a romantic moment. >> 20 years ago, i became the luckiest man on earth because michelle obama agreed to marry me. >> congratulations to you, mr. president, on your anniversary. i'm sure this was the most romantic place you could imagine here with me. >> reporter: the theme of the debate for president obama appeared to be that romney's plans lacked specifics. >> is the reason that governor romney is keeping all these plans secret because it's too good? >> reporter: governor romney spent the night attacking his record. >> we still have deficit. >> reporter: mitt romney came into the debate trailing in the polls but that could change after last night's performance. >> anytime a challenger stands on the stage with the president in a first debate they tend to get a bounce. i expect that could happen here. >> rep
and then, of course, president obama, mitt romney will spend most of their time campaigning in battleground states. and cbs reporter randall pinkston joins us now from boca raton, florida with the latest on the big night between the two candidates. good morning. >> reporter: a big night it was indeed, frank, a lot of clashing through the night. this morning republicans are saying what mitt romney did last night was to lay out his vision of foreign policy if he is elected president but the democrats and president obama are saying that what he did indeed was to lay out a series of inconsistencies, changing his positions, saying that he is all over the place even accusing romney of being reckless. >>> reporter: this was the third and final debate and president obama saved his sharpest attacks for the end. >> every time you've offered an opinion, you've been wrong. >> attacking me is not an agenda. >> reporter: viewers seemed to respond to the president. a cbs news snap poll of the debate shows 53% of uncommitted voters believed the president won. >> you saw a very strong president, a strong an
hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> this morning, mitt romney and president obama are back out on the campaign trail wasting no time after their debate in denver. romney's campaign got a boost in momentum thanks to his aggressive critique of mr. obama's handling of the economy. but mr. obama fought back asking for specifics about how he would help the middle class. >> reporter: the first debate started with a shand shake -- which handshake and smile between president obama and mitt romney. then it quickly focused on the economy. >> the president: five million jobs in the private sector created. auto industry has come roaring back. housing has begun to rise. >> i know what it takes to get small business growing again to hire people. >> reporter: romney was aggressive most of the night but his comments about the 47% has taken a toll on his campaign. the president never brought up those comments and romney tried to move past them. >> under the president's policies middle income americans have been buried, crushed. i will not under any circumstances raise taxes on middle income families. >> reporter: th
wear around-the-house. >> mitt romney and president obama campaigned for laughs at a charity fundraiser. >> actually mitt is his middle name. i wish i could use my middle name. >> in the spirit of "sesame street" the president's remarks are brought to you by the letter o and the number 16 trillion. >>> less than three weeks the voters will decide which begs the question what are we doing here? >> the entire student visa systm has come under fire after a man tried to blow up the federal reserve. have to close it before would be terrorists use it. >> tigers are going to the world series. >> welcome to oklahoma. a dust storm shut down part of i-35. looks like something out of the dust bowl. >> we have the video of a pro wrestler springing into action on a light rail train to stop a potential crime. >> a giant panda who has taken his first baby steps. these first steps is what's called clumsy. >> all that -- >> body waxing? >> chris matthews. >> bill, we'll inhale helium balloons. >> he smokes crack. >> and all that matters. >> i was hoping the president wo
threat. some of the officers could potentially be disciplined. >>> president barack obama and mitt romney face off tonight in denver. the format will be a little different than past presidential debates. we will hear what issues will get special emphasis tonight. >>> all lanes are back open after a big accident at about he 10:30 last -- at about 10:30 last night. the man slammed into the suv and the other driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. they shut down the area until they clear the scene. >>> three vehicles including an ambulance have been damaged since thursday. one driver even suffered some injuries when an object came crashing right through his windshield hitting his arm. all three incidents happened near g street, anybody with information is asked to call police. >>> the man accused of snatching a nine-year-old from a restroom in san mateo is facing new charges. they are tying the man to an incident that happened in march. he photographed a group of nine- year-old girls from underneath a restroom stall and is currently being held on felony kidnapping an
presidente barack obama y el candidato mitt romney, se vieron cara a cara, dónde domino mitt romney . >> fernando pizarro. >> la campaña por la casa blanca en la recta final el presidente saludo a su esposa por su aniversario y el gobernador dijo que lo paso con él . >> pero la cordialidad termino cuando mitt romney dijo que no habrá recortes de impuestos, ly si quiero reducir la carga a la clase media . >> y critico las medidas del medi care, y tomara madidas para los impuestos pero no dice, uy ahora dice que remplazara obama care . >> obviamente, lo más importante para el país es la economía y el desempleo. >> y por otra lado, las organizaciones hispanas, dicen que no están de acuerdo con mitt romney, . >> creo que él no quiere saber, el 16 de este mes en nueva york . >> y el de paul ryen y john vairen, el 16 en kentucky . >> estamos con la directora del instituto cesar chávez, el desempleo es el tema del debate . >> en cierta forma son parecidos, por que los dos quieren el voto del medio, hablaron de educación, tecnología, impuesto es el tema, mitt romney, dice bajar
tovoz. >> mitt romney criticó la falta de liderazgo del presidente obama. >> romney habló de hugo chávez, hermanos castros y medio oriente. >> un día después de la reelección de chávez mitt romney acusó a obama de falta de liderazgo global. >> en nuestro hemisferio donde nuestros latinos quieren estar con cacastro en todos esos lugas se preguntan cuál es la posición de estados unidos. >> el estado felicitó por la asistencia a las urnas y por lo que votaron a la oposición deber debiera ser voto ada en cuenta. >> un analista dice que la relación con chávez será la misma. >> va a tener una tensión alta, chávez no va a cambiar en ese sentido, no me parece si gana romney obama no va a ser diferencia con respecto a la política, mitt romney quizás seria más fuerte. >> que cumpdiplomáticos dicen q romney tienemos más conocimiento de latino méxiamérica. >> en su discurso también mitt romney dijo que el presidente obama no ha firmado ningún trato de libre comercio y algo que porto voces dicen que no es verdad. >> el tratado se además acordó bajo la administración anterior
-- ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >>> president obama and his opponent mitt romney are both in new york ahead of tonight's second presidential debate. mr. obama landed at kennedy airport not long ago after a flight from virginia. he spent the last three days at a retreat practicing for tonight's face-off. the president is under pressure to provide a more lively performance at tonight's debate and recapture points lost in the polls. romney is enjoying a strong forward momentum as the perceived winner of the first debate. he landed in a long island suburb earlier today ahead of the debate. he's also spent several days in practice sessions with a companion who played the president's role. >>> tonight's debate puts the pressure on both candidates facing different circumstances. it also takes place with a different forum, fielding questions from undecided voters. reporter john roberts has a preview. >> reporter: the stage is set again for president obama and republican nominee mitt romney to face off. this time on long island not far from the big apple. the second of three presidential debat
and then president obama and mitt romney will spend most of their time in the battleground states. cbs reporter randall pinkston joins us from florida the site of the final debate with a little play-by-play on what happened. >> frank, it was a fight to the finish another doozy of a debate mitt romney accusing president obama of a series of foreign policy failures. for example, romney pointing to the failure to stop iran's nuclear program. but and president obama accused romney of being inconsistent in his foreign policies and at teams end reckless. >>> reporter: this was the third and final debate and president obama saved his sharpest attacks for the end. >> every time you've offered an opinion, you've been wrong. >> attacking me is not an agenda. >> reporter: in a cbs news instant poll of 500 uncommitted voters, 53% said president obama won the debate. perhaps the most memorable moments of the night came during this exchange over budget cuts to the military. >> our navy is smaller now than anytime since 1917. >> we also have fewer horses and bayonettes because the nature of our military has c
died or if there are suspects. >>> mitt romney and president obama are back out on the campaign trail already this morning after last night's debate. strong showing by romney who criticized the president on the economy. the pair also brought the sluggish economy with romney promising to close tax loopholes and limit deductions. mr. obama says that plan will hurt the struggling middle class. >> the president: it is not possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high income individuals to avoid either raising the deficit or burdening the middle class. the it is math, arithmetic. >> pundits this morning are saying romney's aggressive perform was what he needed. >> -- performance was what he needed. >>> a poll conducted last night immediately after the debate found 67% of registered voters went for mitt romney. 25% went for president obama. cnn conducted the poll with 430 americans. >>> next debate takes play week from today in kentucky when vice president biden and congressman ryan face off. abc 7 will air that debate live. >>> stock market opens up in less
romney meet in florida for their third and final debate. tonight. tonight's debate focuses on foreign policy. coming up the latest poll numbers in the presidential race just 15 days away from the election. if you plan to vote in the upcoming election, you need no be registered by tonight. janine de la vega is live at the registrars office in san jose with more on why they are making a big push for south bay residents to come out and sign up. >> reporter: the registrars office here in san jose is going to open up in the next three hours. that is when they will begin their big push to get people to register. you can see this is where people it's a drop box for ballots for people to already drop their ballots off. they there be represented as workers -- there will be representatives here from the registrars office until midnight work song people can fill out their forms to register in time for the presidential election. typically here in santa clara county if you look at the past voter turnout people come out in strong numbers. in 2008 during the last presidential election. 86% of regist
debate both men under pressure governor romney building momentum after the first presidential dough bait. >> 50% said biden won, 31% said ryan won and 19% called it a tie. also in that poll 55% said biden is someone they can relate to. 21 points higher than before the debate. ryan's relatability went up 17 points to 48% and 85% said biden is knowledgeable about the issues and 75% said the same thing about paul ryan. jan crawford is at the debate site in danville, kentucky. jan, good morning. >> good morning, norah. good morning charlie. good morning to those of you in the west. the president tried to explain that lackluster performance at the debate of being too polite. the vice president surely can't say that about his performance last night. he came out of the block, never stopped. to the point republicans are now saying he interrupted paul ryan 82 times. >> with all due respect, that's a bunch of mularkey. >> the vice president appeared to take the president's advice. joe just needs to be joe. >> this is a bunch of stuff. look, here is the deal. >> biden's gi
. >> it is now 6:03 a.m. and decision 2012 is now in the history books. president obama and mitt romney clashed on a number of issues including taxes, the deficit, energy has and the pay for women in the workplace. one of the most st do note topics were about think that actions like this taken by a president has significant-- >> anyone on my team where is the secretary of state or the u.n. ambassador or anybody else on the team would play politics or mislead we have loss for our own governor. this is offensive. if this is not what we do. this is not what i do as president and this is not what i do as commander-in-chief. >> if secretary of state hillary clinton stated that she takes for responsibility for what happened and that second debate. 39% stated that romney did a better job. the president's seven. advantage came from some of the--the poll only reflected the views of the people who actually watched the debate. >> what do you think? did you watch the debate? >> you to watch the entire debate on our web site. >> lance armstrong is stepping down as chairman of his live strong charity. nike h
that will create jobs, reduce the deficit and unlike mitt romney i'm proud to talk about what is in my plan. [ cheers ] >> because my -- my math actually adds up. >> he flew to denver after that and goes to burbank, california next for a tape aid eastern on "the tonight show" and continues with a campaign event in las vegas. tomorrow he stops in florida, virginia and ohio where he plans to vote in chicago. and mitt romney is also pushing his campaign into overdrive. >> what you are seeing from the obama campaign is an incredibly shrinking campaign. the president is out of ideas. he's out of excuses and in november you are gonna make sure he's out of office. [ cheers ] >> after a rally in red rock, colorado last night, mitt romney is taking stops in nevada, iowa and ohio today. we have these live pictures right now of mitt romney. polls show the two candidates are neck-and-neck with some key king swing states, favoring mitt romney -- key swing states favoring mitt romney, others are favoring president obama. p. >>> as we mentioned -- >>> as we mentioned steve paulson is keeping an eye on the
? >>> the presidential apology from mitt romney's oldest son after saying he wanted to slug the commander in chief. >>> another republican senate candidate faces controversy after comments on women and rape. >> welcome back. live doppler zoomed in on menlo park stock bridge road, selby lane better radar returns now light to moderate rain east palo alto had rain around university avenue latest radar sweep has moved on with that. eastside of san jose 880 here, 280, alum rock east capital expressway better radar returns. also on 87 near hp pavillion live shot, wet weather falling here just about anywhere you go this morning it has either rained, is raining or is about to rain the commute is going to be tough. warmer weather in the forecast. more news. >>> thank you. 6:14. republican senate candidate in indiana facing criticism from democrats this morning after his comments on women and rape. watch murdoch's response when he was asked last night whether abortion should be allowed in cases of rape or incest it >> i just, i struggled with it myself for a long time i came to realize life is a gift from g
-to-head. romney used senator rob portman of ohioo act as his opponent. john kerry played the role of roy for the president. supporters of each candidaty both men are ready. 00:10 "i think both of theme excellent in their own way.i think you could argue that t has had a lot more experien" :17 butt to: :00:46 "the president has a day job, the president's been president d has not had the time to practice, all we hear abouts that mitt romeny's been practicing, practicing practicing wherever he goes7 today, president obama headd headed to las vegas while mitt >>> i think that you could argue that mitt has had a lot more recent experience. >> the president has a day job, he has been the president and he does not have a lot to practice. all we hear about is how much mitt romney is practicing, practicing wherever he goes. >> today, president obama headed to las vegas for a campaign event, while mitt romney attended church in massachusetts. >>> one of the most highly contested states is nevada, where unemployment is 12.5%, the highest in the nation. their presidential race there is extremely clos
7:06. >>> in election news mitt romney's campaign is re- energized after what many are calling a solid performance in the debate with president obama. >> i apologize mr. president, i use that term with all respect. >> coming up for you at 7:15, which of the candidates did the best according to debate watchers surveyed and also a closer look at some of the statements made about tax cuts. >>> in other news a memory is being planned in san francisco for am bas discoer chris stephens, killed in libya. his parents shared photos with us here at their home in oakland. stephens was killed september the 11th when protesters attacked the u.s. embassy in been been ben ben gazi. they are doing that there. >> they are doing that blue angels show there. and get more information about that and the rest of the festivities in san francisco, go to ktvu.com and look for the hot topic section and there is a lot going on. >> a lot going on. >> uh-huh. >> you always warn drivers to be careful. >> keep your eyes on the road. >> keep your eyes on the road. we keep our eyes on sal. >> traffic is doing
. >> reporter: good morning, frank. with polls show mitt romney with momentum republicans are certainly hoping that congressman paul ryan will keep it going while democrats are counting on vice president joe biden to reverse the flow and to stop the loss of support among voters. >>> reporter: congressman paul ryan arrived in kentucky ahead of his first nationally televised debate. the number 2 man on the gop ticket told reporters earlier in florida voters will see a clear choice when he faces off against vice president joe biden. >> this is my first time. what he can't run from is president obama's indefensible record. they are just offering more of the same. >> reporter: ryan will face an opponent who occasionally causes controversy with freewheeling statements but republicans also know vice president biden is a seasoned debater. >> nothing like standing up before 70 million people. >> reporter: usually vice- presidential debates don't greatly impact elections but after president obama's lackluster performance at his first debate with mitt romney, many believe democrats are desperate for vice
] >> there you go. president obama, mitt romney, getting feisty as each tries to get an edge in their second debate last night. the president promised to get more aggressive after his lackluster performance in this year's first presidential debate. he delivered and republican challenger romney equally fired up. here's cbs news reporter randall pinkston with the highlights. >>> reporter: president obama and mitt romney wasted little time going after each other in the second debate. >> there were a whole bunch of oil companies. >> i had a question and the question was how much did you cut it? >> i'm happy to answer the question. >> reporter: in a snap poll of uncommitted voters 37% said president obama won the debate. >> do i think we'll get a bounce? yeah. >> reporter: romney gained momentum in the polls following first debate and he will continue the surge. >> you will see the momentum continue. i think a lot of undecided voters heard from the governor himself how he would perform as president of the united states. >> reporter: romney comes out on top when voters were asked who would do a be
>>> good morning, america. final faceoff. president obama and governor romney go head-to-head on foreign policy. a tough and tense debate. the president on offense. >> whether it's afghanistan, whether it's iraq, whether it's now iran, you've been all over the map. >> attacking me is not an agenda. attacking me is not talking about how we're going to deal with the challenges that exist in the middle east. >> and the line of the night that lit up online. >> well, governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets because the nature of our military's changed. >> overnight polls say obama won. but will it determine this supertight race? >>> developing now. is a halloween hurricane headed for the east coast? tropical storm sandy, on track across jamaica to head north. will it become the perfect storm? >>> new warnings about caffeine-filled energy drinks. five deaths under investigation, including this 14-year-old. her parents say she died after drinking 2 large cans of monster energy in 24 hours. what the fda is doing now. ♪ >>> and times square is now "red" square. thousa
mitt romney won. but the president's favorability only increased to 1% and it was pretty much the same for romney whose paverrability picked up to 54%. the candidates are on a campaign -- favorability picked up to 54%. the candidates are on a campaign blitz today. >>> back here at home, b.a.r.t. says it is making noticeable improvements with cleaner trains. for the first time in 15 years, b.a.r.t. says it reached its goals for cleanliness. b.a.r.t. started to replace hundreds of the cloth seats with easy-to- -clean vinyl seats. new ones are being -- easy-to- clean vinyl seats. new ones are being installed. >>> the prices for the game, they are more expensive here than destroy, sal. >> there's a little more money chasing here. >> it's not cheap getting to the world series in any city. if you are trying to get there using public transportation tonight, the city of san francisco is urging you to use muni or b.a.r.t. we'll talk about that. i want to take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. a lot of people trying to get into san francisco right now. this afternoon before the game, you are
swing state. romney with a slight edge, 49% backing romney. 48% backing the president. a "time" magazine poll shows president obama holding on to a five-point lead in ohio. 49% favoring the president and 44% supporting romney. both candidates are focusing their efforts on the swing state. >>> 7:07. the fbi now joining a search for a missening petaluma boy who may be -- missing petaluma boy who may be heading to the east coast, new york city, to meet a pennsylvania man what he met online. his parents say they discovered communication on his parents student and children. they believe -- communication on his parents' computer. >>> there was a theft at a dental office in vallejo. police broke into the office and tanks were taken. those tanks are used to calm down anxious patients. >>> facebook says the foundation that will offer grants to nonprofits in the south bay will start to award funds at the end the year. they say $500,000 in grants will be distributed to number profits. the investment is part of a deal, in exchange -- in exchange for almost doubling the number of employees. sal says
, abc7 news. >>> 5:02. today president obama and mitt romney are back on the cam taken trail with less than three weeks until election -- day last night the two faced-off at hofstra it in -- hofstra university in new york. t.j. winick will have a live report. >>> this morning major blow to oracle's sailing team, 72 foot catamaran capsized on san francisco bay yesterday. sky 7 hd captured these images of the boat after it flipped near the golden gate bridge that is valued at 8 to 10 million dollars, thankfully, nobody was hurt. pieces of the boat were towed back to the pier overnight where the team is expected to figure out how it is going to be repair. katie marzullo is at the pier now she will have an update in our next half hour. >>> 5:03. celeste say last week's huge fire in san francisco's west -- west portal neighborhood -- investigators believe the fire started in a build tag that contained a wine shop and orthodontics office. the flames spread to the squat and gobble cafe and two other buildings. the cause of that fire remains under investigation i am officials say it does not a
because of the movie. >>> president obama and mitt romney traded political jabs at a charity dinner event in new york last night. >> the president's remarks tonight are brought to you by the letter o and the number $16 trillion. >> i went shopping at stores in midtown. i understand governor romney went shopping for stores in midtown. >> coming up at 5:15 which candidate is having the last laugh in the latest poll. >>> time now 5:03. the big college game tomorrow. cal and stanford battling for the ax tomorrow. the 115th big game. this year though is the 30th anniversary of this. the play. 1982 cal scored the winning touchdown after five laterals. the big game is traditionally held on the third saturday of november but this year the pac 12 athletic director said that caused problems for the master schedule. because of that schedule change the traditional friday night bonfire rally won't be held in greek theater because it's already booked for a bob dillon concert. instead they will hold a rally at edwards' field. >>> this mornings radar game may be blacked out. but they have given them a on
in an important swing state. washington post found president obama and mitt romney almost tied along likely voters. 49% supporting romney, 48% supporting president obama. there's a time magazine poll showing president obama holding on to a 5 point lead in the crucial battleground state of ohio. 49% of those surveyed favoring the president, 44% supporting mitt romney. however both president obama and mitt romney continues their big campaign push today. they're focusing their efforts on the swing states. coming up for you, president obama is doing something today that no president has ever done before. >>> sal is wide awake, still have some voice despite some yelling and cheering class night. >> just a little bit. lot of clapping. good morning everybody. you trying to get into san francisco or you driving in the east bay heading down to the bay bridge, for example if you're on the east shore freeway, you're going to like what you see so far. it is a nice looking drive there. no major problems between richmond and oakland and berkeley. little bit overnight wet road. hayward and fremont the traffic th
shot him. >>> president obama and mitt romney came out swinging in their second debate last night. >> the president's policies have been exercised over the last four years and they haven't put americans bark to work. we have fewer people working today -- >> coming up at 7:15, the winner of the debate, according to the overnight polls. >>> here in the bay area, some students at st. mary's college gathered to watch the debate and share their reaction. >> i feel like obama stands for the minority. i have always been a obama supporter. >> i think that romney did a very good job. he was able to nail obama really, really well on pivotal points that will be important for this election. >>> reports of a shared workspace for computer programmers in silicon valley may have solved a compliance problem. the company discovered the problem and the business plans to move in this december. >>> the san mateo bridge is temporarily closing the day after tomorrow. caltrans will shut down the span for the weekend so crews can about out there and make quake repairs. they plan to fix a cracked beam. the
>>> good morning, america. clash of the candidates. governor romney and president obama face off on the economy, jobs, even big bird. the challenger, on offense. >> you're entitled to your own airplane, and your own house. but not to your own facts. >> five weeks before the election, he's saying his big, bold idea is never mind. >> did romney turn the race around? our powerhouse political team here live with all the latest. >>> home invasion. reports of shots fired at ashton kutcher's hollywood mansion. the s.w.a.t. team swooping in to rescue three employees at g gunpoint. the manhunt under way right now. was it a high-stakes robbery or a hoax? >>> meet the bully. the man behind the e-mail who sparked national outrage. he's not backing down. what he's saying to her now. and how she's firing back. >>> and let's get ready to rumble. two titans of television, o'reilly and stewart, just days away from their own supersmackdown. but before their face-off, jon stewart is here, going head to head. and he's in a fighting mood. >> oh, yeah. it's on! >>> little debate poster up there. good
books. it was at times contentious but not overly hostile. president obama and mitt romney traded jabs here and there mostly about how to bring jobs back to america and other domestic issues as well. take a listen. >> i like the fact that in my state we had republicans and democrats come together and work together. what you did instead was to push through a plan without a single republican vote. >> over the last two years health care premiums have gone up. it's true, but they've gone up slower than any time in the last 50 years. >> i put forward a specific $4 trillion deficit reduction plan. >> my number one principle is there will be no tax cut that adds to the deficit. >> it is not possible to come up with enough deductions and loop loopholes that only effect high income individuals to either avoid raising the deficit or burdennening the middle class. it's math. >> according to a nationwide poll last night 2/3 of people who watched the debate think romney won the showdown. the vice presidential candidates are scheduled to square off next week in kentucky. >>> the oakland athletics wi
from the final obama romney debate last night in florida. >>> reporter: this was the third and final debate and president obama saved his sharpest attacks for the end. >> every time you've offered an opinion, you've been wrong. >> attacking me is not an agenda. >> reporter: viewers seemed to respond to the president. a cbs news snap poll of the debate shows 53% of uncommitted voters believed the president won. >> you saw a very strong president, a strong and steady president with a clear vision. you had an unsteady romney. >> reporter: romney's best score came on the issue of china. >> i want a great relationship are china. china can be our partner. but that doesn't mean they can just roll all over us and steal our jobs on an unfair basis. >> reporter: even on that issue romney only managed to tie president obama. >> perhaps the most memorable line of the night came when president obama and mitt romney were debating cuts to the military budget. >> our navy is smaller now than anytime since 1917. the navy said they needed 313 ships to carry out their mission. we're now down to 285. >>
and republican challenger mitt romney continue on the campaign trail today. yesterday the president said romney can't pay for his tax plan without sticking it to the middle class. but he did acknowledge romney's stellar performance at wednesday's debate. >> we can't afford to double down on the same top-down economic policies that got us into this mess. that is not a jobs plan. >> they plan on raising taxes on the american people and that will kill jobs. we will not let that happen. we want to create jobs, not kill jobs in this country. >> when asked which candidate would best handle unemployment, romney topped the president 51- 45% in a cnn/orc poll taken before wednesday's debate and before the morning's numbers were released. >>> while the jobless rate is falling, prices at the pump are rising. and while were you sleeping, gas prices went up 16 cents a gallon in the bay area. >> it's scary. 68 bucks to fill up my honda and anne makovec in cupertino now with what's causing the big bump at the pump. anne. >> reporter: frank, i would not recommend you
. there pole has been going back and forth. with a peak of obama in the month of september and now, mitt romney. and i have been in business for 25 years. >> now, the consisten nicole pol is that president obama only does 1/2 of 1% of the popular vote. fortunately, for the president the popular vote does not decide the election it is the electoral college. here, there is a definite but shaky lead. he is ahead in most industrial states and also in mexico and other states including the wisconsin, ohio. if they stay in his column he will have to 770 electoral votes. just seven from the minimum for reelection. he will have-270 electoral votes. however, mitt romney is forced to have won 93. prime states are also virginia, north carolina, florida. mitt romney is poised to have one o93193 electoral votes. what are these candid this mitt romney looking at 193 electoral votes. >> and mitt romney is going to be attacking and it could be perceived as weak and out of control. he has to avoid that big gap and some people think that he is starting to portray himself as an unpleasant persona. >> this foreign-
no reports of any injuries. >>> president obama and mitt romney traded one liners at a charity event in new york city last night. >> i have already seen earlier reports from tonight's dinner. headline. obama embraced by catholics. romney dies with rich people. >> the song you may have noticed i have a lot more energy in our second debate. i feel really well rested after the nice long nap i had in the first debate. >> coming up at 4:45 the political jabs the candidates worked into their jokes. >>> it is game five of the national league championship series tonight. a must win game for the giants if they want a chance to be back in the world series. >> up the middle that is a base hit. >> the st. louis cardinals got on the board first in game four last night with tim lincecum on the mound for the giants. giants did get some offense from hunter pence and pablo sandoval both hit home runs but was not enough. the cardinals won the game 8-3. >> it's not that much different than what we experienced in the last round. we were down. we had to win three in a row and we were able to do it. hard to do.
or her if romney wins. >> in florida the vice presidential pulled out greatest hits as he delivered a montage of campaign attacks. >> the president has a new term. he calls it romnesia. >> romney's investment history. >> a lot more than a swiss bank account and accounts in the grand kay men islands -- caymen islands. >> taken the lead in several national polls. has him up by 6. shows romney's support growing in swing states. >> pennsylvania you are going to help us elect mitt romney. the next president of the united states. >> romney is gaining ground. today vice presidential nominee paul ryan made one of his first stops in the state. campaign sources say they are considering spending money on television ads. later in the battleground state of ohio ryan helped his focus centered on the president's policies. >> this is not just about jobs. it's not just about debtor the economy. -- debt or the economy. it is about the meaning of america. . >> two weeks to go until election day, the biggest game changer could be what happens right here on monday night, the third and final debate. it's
far while challenger mitt romney was more subdued. the president defended his record as mitt romney made his point that america is weaker than it was four years ago. >> i congratulated him on taking out osama bin laden and going after the leadership in al qaeda, but we can't kill our way out of this mess. >> governor romney, i'm glad that you recognize that al qaeda's a threat because a few months ago when you were asked what is the biggest go political threat facing america you said russia. not al qaeda. >> president obama and governor romney came into their third and final debate tied. now in past debates it has been big bird and binders. this time around it is another big b word -- >> we have fewer horses and bayon bayonets. >> that was president obama's response to a claim by mitt romney that the navy is smaller now than any other time since 1917. blue up on twitter more than a half hour after the debate. the #horsesandbayonets was trending. the comment saw 100,000 tweets per minute linked to that jab. overnight it went to the top of google's top five rising searches list right
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